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good morning. it is tuesday, april 3rd 2012. welcome to studio 57 at the cbs broadcast center. i'm charlie rose. new details emerging at a small california college that left seven people dead. police now try to answer the question why. also this could be a make-or-break day in the presidential race. we'll speak with president obama's tenured adviser david axelrod. i'm gayle king. outrage because of over the top-spending. your tax dollars paid for everything from a mind reader to hand crafted cheese. and when i see you at 8:00 starbucks ceo howard schultz is here. i'm erica hill.
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why is jetblue pilot still behind bars. john miller takes a look at the case. plus the mega millions mystery that gets stranger by the day. but first as we do every opening we look at today's eye opener your world in 90 seconds. chaos on a california campus. after a gunman goes on a rampage. seven people are dead and three more are fighting to survive. >> the police arrested the suspect at a nearby shopping center. >> the oakland tribune said he told someone he shot people and needed to be arrested. >> this is the kind of incident that will leave the community asking questions for a long time. we knew that april would be a very tough month for us. >> rick santorum tries to stop a primary sweep. >> maryland, wisconsin, and district of columbia heads to the polls. >> and the distant front-runner.
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>> i take him at his word. and the kentucky coronation is complete. champions 2012. >> this is about the big blue nation. the call for calm in exington, kentucky. >> dozens of arrests. on top of that one person was wounded by gunfire. the nypd is looking for a warning. warning they may attack again. >> he survived a 200-foot drop down a snow-covered cliff. >> all that -- >> you got through your 80s and now you turned 90. >> and all that matters. a worker at mcdonald's in baltimore says she's the winner despite buying tickets for a work pool. on "cbs this morning." >> when asked about her job at mcdonald's, she said i'm leaving it.
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captioning funded by cbs welcome to "cbs this morning." we have chilling new details about the mass shooting that killed seven people at oicus university. >> witnesses say he opened fire in classroom telling students get in line, i'm going to kill you all. that suspect is in custody this morning. correspondent lee cowan is there this morning. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. i just spoke with the oakland police chief. he's telling me they're getting a little more information about what may have been going through the shooter's mind. he was a 43-year-old, former stujt at the school. he told investigators late last night he was upset over being expelled a couple of months back. he told them it was for behavioral reasons. he came here to the school looking for the administrator. she was not here. so he turned instead the gun on anyone he could find some of
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them at point blank range. witnesses say it was over almost as fast as it began. a hail of bullets in classroom, and the gunman didn't stop there. >> officers found several victims throughout the classroom, throughout the building. there were several people hiding in locked buildings, locked doors, behind desks. >> reporter: it was a slaughter. seven people killed three others were wounded. witnesses say it could have been much worse if he had been able to get into a second classroom but the student locked the door and turned out the lights. s.w.a.t. teams combed for more even as shots were still being fired. >> get down. get down. >> reporter: art richards was across the street and captured the shots on his cell phone. >> when the shots rung out, i got down. i didn't want to be in no crossfire or none of the above. >> reporter: police say when the
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shooting ended, goh stole a car, went to a nearby safeway and calmly surrendered to the police. the motive still a mystery. >> this is the kind of incident that hurts a community and will leave the community asking questions for a long time. >> reporter: the private christian school specializes in everything from nursing to asian medicine and caters largely to the asian community. whatever may have led the former student to snap the police say up until now there was no indication of any violence in his past. so far no charges have been filed. we're told that the district attorney may file those charges either today or tomorrow but they believe this former student is their one and only student. charlie, erica, back to you guys. >> lee cowan, thank you very much. it's a big day in the republican presidential race. wisconsin, maryland and the district of columbia are holding their primaries today. >> the key prize here is wisconsin where mitt romney is
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trying to put rick santorum behind him for good. national correspondent chip reid is in milwaukee. chip, good morning. >> reporter: well, good morning to you. yes, mitt romney would love to put rick santorum behind him. the problem is santorum is not cooperating. he says he's staying in the race no matter what happens in wisconsin. and now a new dose of bad news for mitt romney, this one in the heds-to-head race with president obama. in green bay, wisconsin monday mitt romney blamed president obama for economic hardships faced by women, including the poor. >> he's responsible for the fact that 30% of single moms are living in poverty with their families. 30%. >> reporter: romney's focus on women follows the release of a new poll in a dozen battleground states that shows the president surging to a nine-point lead 51% to 42%. earlier romney led in those states by two points. what's behind the obama surge, women under 50.
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in february, 49% of them supported the president. in march, 61%. during that time romney's support among women under 50 plummet itted from 44% to 30%. but before he gets to president obama, he still has to get past rick santorum. >> we might pull off an upset here tomorrow in wisconsin. what do you think. >> reporter: rejecting republican calls to get out of the race santorum says a long drawn out process would be good for the party. >> i think it would be an energizing thing for our party, a candidate emerges who isn't the blessed candidate of the republican establishment. >> reporter: santorum's latest campaign ad show he's also refusing to heed call from republicans to stop attacking mitt romney. instead he's ratcheting up attacks, comparing him to obama. >> one more thing, what if i told you the man i'm talking about isn't him. it's him.
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>> reporter: "the new york times" today called that ad the political equivalent of the nuclear option and with santorum hitting that hard romney simply can't ignore him. charlie and erica? >> chip reid thank you very much. with us now david axelrod, president obama's chief campaign strategist. good morning, david. >> good morning, charlie. >> the president today had a message for the supreme court yesterday. tell us what he is saying when he talks about judicial activism and if he's trying to send a message to the court as it considers this case. >> i don't think he's trying to send a message charlie. i think he was answering a question about what his reaction to last week's proceedings. the president believes that the supreme court will affirm the law because it's in keeping with their precedent not to overturn a law that congress passed of this magnitude, certainly on a 5-4 sort of vote. so he was just expressing his opinion on that but the bigger issue and the one the president
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addressed is what the ramifications of such a decision would be in terms of the lives of millions of americans who already are enjoying the benefits of that program, 2.5 million young people on their parents' coverage. 10s of millions who don't face lifetime caps on their insurance when they get seriously hill. seniors getting more help with their prescription drugs. all of that is also in jeopardy here, and the president spoke to the human dimension of this. >> all right.& there's also this. an interview yesterday with -- on sunday with bob schieffer. the vice president, joe biden, consistently said a number of times that mitt romney is out of touch. now, if romney is the nominee, is that going to be the mantra of the campaign by president obama? >> i think it's going to be the concern of the american people. look, you have a guy who wants
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go back to the same policies that got us into this disaster. he wants to cut taxes for the very wealthy, cut wall street loose to write its own rules, and he thinks that this somehow is going to produce prosperity, broad prosperity for americans. we've tested that. it's failed. and in his basic orientation toward these economic issues he seemed to be oblivious to the experiences of everyday people. he says we should just let the housing market bottom out. we should have let wall street go bankrupt and so on. and, you know day after day you hear these thing. that's one of the reasons why as chip reported his numbers have plummeted over the course of this primary campaign. >> he's speaking out more strongly. and as you also heard in chip's piece, he believes the president is to blame for a number of single mothers living in poverty. how do you respond to that? >> well, i think it's -- you know, i think the american people will respond to that as it deserves -- the notion that
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he's going to heap the entire responsibility for the collapse of the economy in 2008 on the president is ludicrous. we're working through problems that were -- that were developed over a period of years. it's going to take time to get through them. but we're making progress. and the last thing we want to do is go back to the very policies that got us into this jam in the first place. but, you know erica, romney seems to look at the world through a rear view mirror. he wants go back to the policies of the last decade on economic policies. in other stuff he says russia is our greatest foe, he thinks employers ought to decide whether women should get contraceptive coverage, not any employer. if we drill for oil, that will solve our energy problem, no high fuel efficiency. i think he watches "mad men" instead of the evening news.
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he's in a time warp. >> one question about 2016. speaker pelosi was with me last night. she said her candidate is hillary clinton. she hopes hillary clinton will run. the former president said yesterday that he would be happy if she ran. do you expect that she'll be a nominee -- will be a candidate for president in 2016? >> well, if she ran, she would be a very formidable candidate. i'm sure she'll be an early front-runner for the race. she's done a spectacular job for the secretary of state. she's been more rehn sont about it. if she decided to run, she would be very very formidable. but my concern, i think the american people's concern right now is this election. we've got a lot of great challenges to face. we're working our way through them. we don't want to go back.
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so i think everybody can wait a while to play the speculation game about hillary. >> david you're clearly right but at the same time you've been there and you know what presidential races are like and after discussing the issues it seems like an interesting question to raise at this time. it's great to have you here. i hope we see you a lot during the campaign. >> thank you charlie. looking forward to it. las vegas so no stranger to wild spending fees but it's not supposed to happen at a government conference on the taxpayer taxpayer's dime. bill plante good morning. >> reporter: this is a huge embarrassment. the general administration is the government's landlord and procurement manager. it's supposed to set the standard for efficiency and cost cutting, something that's reported in this case it clearly did not do. the report is jaw-dropping. it reports page after page of
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over-the-top spending by general services administration. for instance more than $100,000 just to plan the four-daikon frens in las vegas. 24 bikes for team skper cease cost $75,000. one reception cost $31,000. the entertainment at the conference include ued a mind reader that was paid several,000 dollar, a gsa employee dressed as n a clown suit. all totaled $822,000. taxpayer watchdogs are appalled. >> you'd think it was a birthday party instead of a meeting. >> reporter: the president is outraged. he started a program with the vice president in charge to cut government waste. the president even asked agencies to review money spent on conferences. >> one of the commitments that i made to the american people is
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that we would do a better job here in washington in rooting out wasteful spending. >> reporter: martha johnson, the head of the general services administration was supposed to help the president keep that commitment. here's what she said last year. >> people are coming in with a lot of energy to figure out ways of saving money, saving resources, getting rid of any waste in the system. >> reporter: instead she's stepped down and two others have been fired leaving the government to clean up. >> these are the sorts of things that resonate with people and makes them mad. it should make them mad. >> reporter: i'll tell you one person you can expect to hear from. that's mitt romney. that falls into the category of "you can't make it up." they have put four other people on leave and the gma has reformed their accounting practices. >> the united states is offering a $10 million bounty.
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he allegedly founded his organization with the help of pakistan's government which is a u.s. ally. more than 166 people were killed in the 2008 attacks. hundreds of others were wounded. as kentucky fans celebrated last night's ncaa championship things turned violent. kentucky beat kansas 67-59. after the win, thousands took to the streets near the campus of lexington, kentucky one man was shot dozens were arrested overnight. police say an argument led to the shooting. the victim is in serious condition this morning. police are looking for the gunman. >> we still do not know who won the record mega million jackpot but in baltimore people can't stop talking about the woman who said she won. nancy cortez is following this mega mystery. >> reporter: mir rande wilson's
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claim has brought more scrutiny than currency. >> i don't know what's going on. it's too much. >> reporter: the single mother of seven told the "new york post" this weekend that she won the mega millions lottery but has since calmed up after her co-workers at mcdonald's accused her of reneging on an office lottery pull. >> they're fighting over this with you? >> yeah. >> reporter: she told the "new york post" the winning ticket was bought with a pal, not a pool. it the other was in illinois. the three winners if they come forward will split a record of $656 million jackpot. maryland's mystery winner would walk away with about $105 million after taxes. >> until someone comes forward with the ticket we continue to wait just like everyone else. >> reporter: that's maryland lotto director stephen martino
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who says he doesn't even know who won. here's what we know. this was sold outside the 7-eleven in baltimore left l less than four hours before the drawing. the purchase was captured on surveillance video, but several people, women and men, bought tickets around the same time so it's difficult to make out the winner. and because maryland doesn't require that lottery winners go public the victor could remain a mystery forever. for "cbs this morning," nancy cortes milford mill maryland. it's time to show you headlines from around the globe. osama bin laden's widows and two daughters face more time in jail. yesterday they were found guilty on immigration charges. officials say they'll be released at the end of the month and then deported. the orlando sent knell reports five people were hurt when an experimental plane crashed into a supermarket. the twin engine plane took off
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over the starbucks strawberry frappuccino and bugs. 26 minutes past 7:00, it is a gorgeous day. a little on the cool side, sharon will have traffic right after marty's first warning weather. >> it is 10 degrees chillier this morning than this time yesterday. let's look at the forecast, we are going to go for a high of 67, a very sunny day start, partly sunny as we move through the late afternoon, now, here is sharon at wjz tv traffic control. >> hi, marty, good morning, everyone, well your morning commute starting to get more problematic, an accident on the harrisburg expresswave expressway in the southbound direction. accident on the inner loop at frederick road and on 95 past the beltway and in the city on orleans. the top side still at full
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speed, the west side at 49. there is 83 at mount carmel road, sluggish again in the southbound direction, this traffic report is brought to you by medieval times. back over to you, don. >> thank you. polling places are now open all across the state for the election. monique griego is live with the latest. >> reporter: good morning, everyone, a few voters have just started filing into this polling station and they could help front-runner mitt romney land a knock out blow against his rivals, this year we have already seen increased attention on maryland but republican presidential candidates, bob urlich introduced him in march and newt gingrich and ron paul have made stops here. he is expected to sweep today's primaries. once again the polls opened at 7:00 and will close tonight at 8:00. don. >> thank you. a big change coming to the next baltimore city election. it has been delayed one year. according to our partner the
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sun the general assembly has decided to realign the voting cycle with the presidential voting skid. supporters say it will boost turnout and save the city some money. the measure moves the next citywide election to november 2016. there are growing calls this morning for the resignation of the police chief after the deputy chief says he saw his boss breaking the law. he claims the police chief james fare helped john leopold access information on his political opponents and others. the council will vote on a resolution in two weeks time and urge leopold to suspend the chief. rumors continue to swirl around the person who holds that winning megamillions ticket sold in milford mill and worth $105. a mcdonald's employee and mother of 7 has told the post she is the big winner she is not confirming or denies she
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has the winning ticket but is just trying to make sense. they say the winning tick
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this video is crazy. a truck got stuck on this icy road in norway. they sent a tow truck to move it. as you can see from the video, it didn't work out so well. both trucks slid nearly 200 feet down a mountainside. as the tow truck driver jumped out. thankfully we can tell you both drivers are okay. don't know that i'd be going back on that road any time soon. welcome back to "cbs this morning." jetblue captain clayton os mon. we have the story of his first story. john miller has more.
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>> the pictures tell a story of a troubled man surrounded by a small group of family, friends, and co-workers. this is the first we receive of clayton clayton clayton os bun out of the plane. he's been under going psychiatric tests. his wife connye was con forted by friends. captain was on his way to his first court appearance where he would be formally presented with federal charges that he interfered with his own flight crew. along with his wife fellow employers with there. a magistrate will decide on thursday whether to release him on bail. prosecutors have requested that osbon remain in jail because of
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the violent nature of his crime, adding there are no conditions of release which will reasonably assure the safety of any other person and the community. if convicted, osbon faces up to 20 years in prison. >> flight 491, we're going have to go to into amarillo. we have an emergency at this time. we're going to need priority and need a few minutes. >> reporter: sources tell cbs news that doctors have not yet given a medical opinion to investigators or to jetblue as to what caused the pilot's bizarre behavior in the cockpit or in the cabin where he had to be subdued with the help of passengers. that will be a key factor in determining whether osbon makes bail. >> so here's the question. what happens on thursday? >> well thursday is going to be, i guess, a much more interesting day than yesterday because that's when the government has to put its cards on the table and say, this is why we think he should or shouldn't be released. right now they're saying he
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shouldn't be released here's why we think he's dangerous and the defense will have to counter with here's what we learned from the doctors at the hospital. this is why we think he's okay. under normal standards, he's great candidate for bail because the standard is he likely to commit the same crime again, is he a danger to others and short of him getting into an airplane and having this problem continue, it's unlikely. i think thursday we'll probably get our first glimpse at what the doctors at the hospital determined what went wrong with him. >> when will we have access to what was said in the voice recorder? >> it will be a long time for us. if there's a trial, they'll play that there. that will be what goes along with the co-pilot's testimony. i doubt as i sit here right now projecting forward given the medical issues here that this will ever go to trial. >> do you think that there will be some sort of a settlement or because of what we find out
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metticlymet ik mettic -- medically -- >> i think you hittist there. if they can make a good enough case that, a it was a medical proble, and, b, he didn't know right from wrong, the charges go away. you're also following closely the trayvon martin case. there's been talk since day one, why hasn't there been an arrest and where the investigation stands right now. does it change anything in terms of an arrest or investigation when there is so much public scrutiny about the way things are being done? >> we cannot ignore the reality that it puts pressure on the special prosecutor but this issing two conflicting things. if the special prosecutor is going to go about this right, she's going to redo the investigation from scratch and go beyond that from a new independent team of investigators. if they do it the right way, that's going to take time and they've got to push back on the political pressure. one thing that happened they could throw it to the grand jury and let 23 citizens decide. the other thing that could happen and this is what she's indicate shed wants to do.
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she'll look at the evidence after the reinvestigation and make the call herself. >> which is she more likely to do do you think? >> make the call herself or throw it to a the grand jury? because it's safer for her to throw it to the grand jury isn't it? >> it is but because everything is a little counterintuitive, if she puts it in the grand jurks everything is secret. there would be accusations that in the grand jury they threw the case. if she makes the call herself, then at least she knows what she's getting, and then a real jury can decide in public under public scrutiny. >> john, thanks. the university of kentucky is college basketball's top team, and we're going to speak with clark kellogg's big game that he called. and james cameron of "the titanic." we'll talk to him. you're watching "cbs this morning."
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superior team all season long, a superior team tonight, and the kentucky coronation is complete. champions 2012! >> as we reported earlier, kentucky survived a serious kansas comeback to win the ncaa championship. it is their eighth national title, their first in 14 years. >> cbs analyst clark kellogg called the game and he's with us this morning. good morning. >> good morning, charlie and erica, great to be with you today. >> how does this compare to the ncaa winners? >> i tell you, as far as going back 16 years ago when kentucky won, i compare this team the 2012 version, favorably to that ee '96 version. balanced, versatile. the most impressive thing
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outside of its talent was its togetherness. this was really a team all season long, unselfish, and everybody contributed last night nguyening the championship this year. >> and does john calipari prove he's not only a good recruiter but a winning coach? >> he didn't have to prove it to me, charlie and erica. this is obviously validation of that. but he gets guys that are highly talented, supremely talented to play together, to be unselfish, to play hard to get after it defensively, and that to me has always been the mark of an outstanding coach, and john has been there throughout his college career and now he's got a national championship to maybe quiet some of the critics. >> some of those critics we'll talk a little bit about. we mention his recruiting practice and his whole idea of one and done and there's more than one play oren this team expected to be drafted.
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of course anthony davis, that everyone is talking about. how does that affect college basketball? >> you know, it's interesting. it's nba rule that requires a player to be removed from high school for one year or more before he's draft eligible. kids who have left right out of high school have gone on to college for the last six or seven years, a small number. but john calipari is about trying to serve elite basketball players while they're at the university of kentucky. that's his focus. he recruits the best player his e can get, he molds them into a team that's looking to pursue a championship. and if they're ready or he feels they're ready to move on one year or two, he'll encourage them to do that. it's not ideal, but it's not outside of the rules, and john calipari has embraced that unlike any other coach in college basketball. >> and how many of his players will go in the first round? >> he's got -- i think his top
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six players are all nba-caliber players. of those six, charlie and erica, four, maybe five would be first rounders for sure. perhaps auld six could be. but i would certainly say at least four. >> anthony davis, we mentioned him. he is remarkably gifted as an athlete. i have rarely seen such athleticism on the part of a college player. >> he's unique charlie. he was late being a player. 6'2" a few years ago, had a growth spurt and is remarkable. i've watched him. his poise and his discipline he is really beyond his years in his understanding on testify game and his patience and poise and december palestinian out there on the court, and he's a winner. he's all about his team and doing whatever's necessary to get his team to win.
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we sat down with president obama. he's a huge fan. but he got a little more personal. i want to play a piece from that interview. >> watching them play, i want them to do so well. and when something goes right, it is more joy than i ever got. >> no question about it. >> talking there about his daughters sasha and malia, something i'm sure you can relate to too, watching kids out there. >> no question about it. we had the pleasure of watching our son nick playing for ohio university. nick, a prominent player a key player, for my wife and i his & his older brother and sister and other family members it was exciting fun, gave you feelings of pride, joy, gratitude, and more importantly, he's handling his business pretty well off the court, and that's what mom and dad are most proud of. but it was fun to watch him between the lines as well. >> i think if i remember you
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played with the president at the white house court, haven't you? >> did, two years ago, charlie and erica. we had a game of post that i was in full control of until i took my foot off the gas pedal and he came and got me at the wire and he would not offer me an opportunity to redeem myself in this kre rey cent interview. but hopefully he's anticipating a second term if that indeed happens, i'm hopeful that does maybe we'll get a chance to have a rematch. >> rematch and revenge. thank you so much clark. >> my pleasure charlie and care.
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earned a say. last week brought a string of high string endorsements for mitt romney, perhaps none higher than this one. that's right. hugh hefner endorsed mitt romney for president. that is actually former president george herbert walker bush, but the objects of this picture. look at this photo op. it's mitt romney and a 90-year-old guy in what looks like yachtwear. he makes bush almost look ethnic ethnic. gayle king has a look what's coming up in the next hour. gayle. >> i do i do. thank you, charlie. in 1987 he bought a small coffee chain. it's called starbucks. you see it on every brand.
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he turned sit into a global brand. i'm here with howard schultz. you started with four or five. how many do you have today? >> roughly 70,000 in 15 different continents that. >> that's a latte. couldn't resist. are you aware that they have the best hot chocolate with skim white milk? >> i'm aware of that. >> what's your drink of choice? i like it. candace bergen will be live in studio 57 talking about the health problem that almost kept her from the great way. and is your success keeping you from achieving? stedman graham is coming up. oprah has tweeted she's waiting for you to go on. what do you think? >> i've got one fun. >> and your daughter too. >> >> announcer: "cbs this morning" brought to you by trifexis.
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four minutes before 8:00. they continue to get ready for baseball. the home opener friday afternoon. sharon is watching traffic, marty is over at first warning weather. >> upper 30s, 67 will be the high. nower is sharon at traffic control. >> we are still following accidents, one of them on the harrisburg expressway in the southbound direction. you are looking at back-ups beyond gunpowder falls bridge and that accident on the west side still there at frederick road and the right shoulder 75 southbound past the beltway. there is your speeds, delays now evident on the top and the west sides, there is 83 at york
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road. this traffic report is brought to you by accord restoration. back over to you. >> thank you very much. it is primary election day here and the polling places are open, monique griego has the story. >> reporter: good morning, a few voters have already started filing in and could help mitt romney land a knockout blow. this year we have seen increased attention on maryland. bob urlich introduced romney at a campaign stop in march and newt gingrich and ron paul have made recent stops here. romney is expected to sweep the primaries today. once again the poles opened at 7:00 this morning and close at tonight at 8:00 up.
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>> up next the ceo of starbuck's will
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speak of michl, the last yesterday in wisconsin, mitt romney's staff played an april fools' day prank by taking mommy to a fake campaign event. and newt gingrich's staff play add prank of him by telling him, things are looking great, you should stay in the race. >> i saw that where they pretended there was -- there was a small gathering and he walked around the corner and there was nobody there. >> it was a pancake breakfast. >> and his staff was there. i'm thinking you have a good sense of humor if your staff can play a joke on you. i wonder if howard schultz has a good sense of humor. it's 8:00. welcome back to "cbs this morning." i'm gayle king >> and i'm charlie rose with
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erica hill. howard schultz has been noun to stir in some political thoughts speak out on political gridlock in washington. today he's launching a fund to create more jobs in the united states. howard schultz, good morning. >> thanks, charlie. good to be here. >> what do you think can create more jobs? unemployment is a big problem. politicians have not been able to do what is necessary. what do you think you can do? >> let's frame the facts. there are over 13 million americans unemployed a large parjt of the his pangs and african-americans. more than 15 states are facing budget deficits. we're celebrating 8.3% unemployment as a victory. i just can't allow that. so what i'm trying to do is ask the question how can business and specifically starbucks use its skill for good. >> ask a question or demand some kind of performance about this
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business to create jobs? >> i think we can't demand performance. what we're try dog is really show other people that business can make a difference. and, in fact we don't want to wait for washington. so for the last few months we've asked our customers to donate $5 to this wristband. there are over 500,000 people in america wearing this wristband. starbucks is giving $5 million, a multiplier by $7 of every million raised and today google and banana republic are joining us. the lens that everyone is looking through re-election has created a situation where we're not getting anything done. >> and that you've spoken about. i have to ask you about that money. it sounds great, 500,000 people spending 5 bucks to wear the bracelet. but where is it actually going to? how is it helping create jobs and employ people? >> so what we found is there ooh
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is a network across america of small banks that lend money, low interest loans, and this network, we were able to vet across the country, we're taking the money, putting it in the hands of small banks. one of the fallacies in america is banks are lending again. they're not. despite all the small companies, the engine of employment, 65% of all businesses in america create these jobs, we're getting money in the hands of small banks, lending it to small businesses creating start-ups. and, in fact, 80% of the money we've raised has been out. and we can dockment with great transparency where the money's going and the jobs being created. >> we were talking earlier about social and political responsibility and at the end of last year you said you were not going to donate this season. you donated last time to both sides. you said i'm not doing it this
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time. >> i think last summer when we watched the debt ceiling debacle take place and saw a crisis of leadership and confidence in america, i just thought, if $6 billion is going to be spent on the presidential election cycle, $6 billion, isn't there something seriously wrong with the country to allow this go on and not do anything? so we asked 150 like-minded ceos from both sides of the aisle to join us and we stopped donating to incumbents and we did it with civility and respect. i think american people know there's something not right right now. i don't think we can continue to stand by and be a bystander. starbucks is a for-profit company and we understand that. we need to establish a balance between profitability and responsibility. >> have any other other
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candidates reached out to you to say, hey, let's talk about this? >> i did hear from the president. we had a very respectful conversation. under what i was doing, and thing we were able to describe the fact that we just feel we can't be a bystander and he accepted it. >> what did he plan to do based on the conversation you had? was there an action plan coming from the white house? >> no there wasn't. >> secondly are you hiring today? >> not only are we hiring charlie, we announced we're building a new coffee roasting facility in augusta, georgia, and we're starting a plant that's going to make stoneware for starbucks. not only are we hiring people in our stores and opening new stores but we made the decision which is somewhat less profitable to build a new facility in america and create jobs. >> and do you think other companies ought to follow suit in the same way? create ways to expand and hire people and find jobs? >> the fact that we're down to 9
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million manufacturing jobs in america and we have 30 million people working for government it's tomb for american business to do its part. >> is there any pushback from investors who say that's really not why we invested in starbucks. we want to see you make lots of money so that the stock prees will go up? >> that you can do it cheaper overseas. >> i think there would be but the companies in the last 12 months has had record revenue and record profits and yesterday hit an all-time high. thing in large part because we demonstrated it and embraced the values of social responsibility. >> doing good for america is doing good for business. >> that's exactly right. >> i love the message that it sends. there's a big brouhaha about the strawberry frap chino. you know where i'm going, howard. strawberry frappuccino. i know it's not as grisly as it sounds. that's why i think you should clear it up. >> no good deed goes undone.
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>> maybe grisly is too strong a word. creepy. >> we tried to embrace an all-natural method for this product. in fact, we discovered most women in america wearing red lipstick. >> what you talking about, willis? >> it's a crushed up beetle you're using for food coloring that and we're examining it and probably will reformulate it. >> because this is no longer to get a strawberry frappuccino with so i milk it's no longer vegan. are you investigating beets or -- >> we're going to make the right decision. >> you say don't worry. nearly a decade after venturing into europe starbucks is still laboring to lure people to to drink your coffee despite engineering a strong turnaround in the u.s. and growing steadily
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in asia. starbucks is still a novelty. the company struggled hero on the continent, think paris, to the country they gave birth to cafe and coffeehouse cultures. >> that's true. despite the success we're having in china, we have struggled in europe on the continent. i think in large part the economic environmental is so tough, but we're there for the long run. >> and employees get health insurance. >> we've provided first 20 good morning, temperatures right now are approaching 40 degrees. it is going to be a nice day. sunshine right now, going for a high of about 67 degrees. now frankly overnight we will cloud up. temperatures only go to 46. about 10 degrees warmer in the past overnight. tomorrow we will see it get up to 72. humidity, watch for showers.
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a bit of healthy eating normally means no fried foods, right? it turns out frying may be just fine sometimes. we'll tell you exactly what that means next in "healthwatch." >> and how many miles should you expect from a car? we know a woman who really got her money's worth. it's a long story short and it starts with a vibe. you're watching "cbs this morning." here's to more saturdays in the sun. and budgets better spent. here's to turning rookies - into experts and shoppers into savers. here's to picking up. trading up. mixing it up. to well-earned muddy boots. and a lot more - spring per dollar. more saving. more doing. that's the power of the home depot. wipe out weeds for less, with bayer advanced durazone weed and grass killer, now just $19.88. ♪ that aroma calls to you ♪ ♪ time
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this message. as we looked around the web this morning, we found a few reasons to make a long story short. "the wall street journal" has the latest on linsanity. that, of course, is the new york knicks' jeremy lin tweeted his photo as he recovered from knee surgery in a new york hospital. what do you think? is it tmi? too much information? some people think so. >> i don't think it's bad. >> he also tweeted praise god for a successful surgery. lin is expected to be out for & six weeks. >> it is the end of the road for a grandmother and her classic car. 93-year-old rachel beach has been ordered to stop driving because she's legally blind. probably a good reason. that means she's going to have to give up her 1964 mercury comet. it has 564,000 miles.
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she bought it near for $3600. we think she got 175 miles per dollar. >> i think mercury should be sending her a check. >> thank you, rachel. "the huffington post" shows us some smoke and shoes. literally. they have a cigarette dalgling from the lips of the toe of the sandal complete with some smoke. all righty then. that will set you back about $900. i'll pass. >> i think i'm going to pass too. check out this viral video on youtube about a kid come plank about his parents. >> parents are lazy nowadays. they always say kids are lazy. but parents are lazy too. how much time does it take to make lunch? how much time? this is what you give me? that's beside the point. make me a real sandwich.
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>> 5-year-old zay-zay is a self-described comedian from - tacoma, washington. his father is, guess what a comedian too. he wrote his material. that's a long story short. could that have been your son complaining about you and your lunches? >> i don't think so. i do lunchables, but you know what i to do every day that they don't complain about? i write special notes every day and take requests for pictures. >> that's nice. >> but i'm sure he has plenty of other complaints about me. there's an unlikely smash hit on the internet when the 1940 census records were released on monday the site crashed right away, and you'll see why. good morning. in today's "healthwatch," healthy fried food. contrary to just about everything we've thought about the dangers of fried food it
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turns out it's not always so harmless. in fact, according to a new study, eating fried foods evenen a regular basis doesn't necessarily lead directly to heart disease. it turns out it's the type of oil used that really matters. researchers in spain followed 40,000 people in 14 years and found the amount of oil they consumed made no significant difference in heart disease, but here's the thing. in spain people tend to fry fresh in unsaturated or sunflower oil. this is the benefit to switching to healthier oils from saturated fats like butter lard or palm oil. don't heat it up just yet. they contain higher calories and are linking with salt and high blood pressure and obesity. i'm dr. holly phillips. >> announcer: cbs "healthwatch"
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this morning many americans -- hello, indianapolis -- are looking back at another time. official reports from the 1940 census became available on monday. >> the government website got more than 22 million hits in just those first four hours. >> you cannot know your country unless your country knows you. >> reporter: the details of the 1940 census show a street-level view of a united states emerging from the great depression and on the brink of world war. connie pot ore f the national archives says every census is a reflection of the previous decade. >> the questions that the census
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asks refers back to questions the country needs to know the answers to. >> reporter: for the first time census takers asked about income. >> what's interesting is the highest salary you can write down is $5,000 plus. >> reporter: they also asked about education. 5% had a bachelor's degree in 1940. today it's 28%. >> now, this is your family down here. >> yeah. this is exactly my family. that's my gand father -- >> reporter: david klieman, a professional jeanologist, will be looking for details on his parents and grandparents. >> reporter: what is it that excites you about this census? >> new information, new discoveries,. doing family history issing being a detective, and the census is a new source. >> reporter: even franklin roosevelt filled o it the census in 1940. occupation, president of the united states. you'll find a future president too. 29-year-old ronald reagan then still an actor.
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anyone can search the 3.9 million pages released for the first time on line at 1940census.archives 1940census.archives 1940census.archives how do they decide when to put out the census? it was arbitrary, actually. after the 1870 census was released, they agreed to stick to that schedule and wait 72 years to wait for the details of each census to be released. anthony mason, cbs news new york i love that occupation, president of the united states. 1940. >> lots of good details. aisle going do a little investigating myself later today. when you talk about stedman, i think it's a one-word one-name kind of person. >> you'd be correct. >> everyone knows who we're
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25 past 8:00. sharon is watching the roads, marty is over in the first warning weather. >> low 40s right now, 67 is the high. a bunch of sun around. here is sharon gibala with traffic control. >> if you are about to head out a lot of accidents. the latest one 95. another one there with fluid in the roads, we have cleared that one up on frederick road as well as that one and a new one there and also an accident there. and an accident in the city on
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eastern avenue. watch for that one and that just a look there. there is a look at your average drive times and speeds. there is the top side of the beltway. this is brought to you by the cochrane firm. back over to you. >> thank you. marylanders are headed to the poles to help your their parties choose or reaffirm their nominees, monique griego has the store re. >> reporter: good morning, everyone. a few voters have already started filing into this poling station and they could help mitt romney land a knock out blow against his rivals. we have already seen increased attention for maryland. he introduced him and newt gingrich and ron paul have made stops here. romney is expected to sweep today's primaries. once again the polls opened at 7:00 this morning and close tonight at 8:00, don. >> thank you very much. baltimore county police are
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asking for your help finding the hit-and-run driver who killed a student last weekend. the car hit ryan bailey early saturday morning. the only vehicle description police are working with is that it is an older silver or white boxy car. a vigil will be held tonight at 8:00 for bailey and tim koier, another student who died suddenly over the weekend. police are investigating a sexual assault at the sheraton. anyone with information contact police. new numbers show howard county drivers appear to have a speeding problem. the camera program caught more than 6000 speeders, that means more than $180,000 in fines. while police say it is too soon
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to tell if they have slowed anybody down. up next stedman graham, at bank of america we're lending and investing in the people and communities who call baltimore home. from funding to help a local business expand their operations... to financing for an organization which provides affordable housing for artists... and partnering with a local hospital to help expand patient care. because the more we do in baltimore the more we help make opportunity possible.
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wake up this morning and welcome. welcome back to "cbs this morning." we all know how important it is to take control of your life. that's easy to talk about but not so easy to do. >> you have to do it. educator and business consultant stedman graham lays out a step-by-step process to reach your goals. it is in his latest book called "identity: your passport to success success." >> we want it, so help us. >> most people are stuck in a box. >> that's in every way, not at in terms of the television box. >> they're stuck in a box doing the same thing over and over. if you do the same thing as yesterday, what do you do?
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nothing. the educational system teaches you how to memorize and take a test. if you're asked two weeks later what have you got, nothing. nothing plus nothing is nothing. so i con temded you have 6.5 billion people who don't know who they are. that i have no process for organizing their life. >> the population of the world. >> they have 24 hours. that's what makes you equal. the question is how you organize the 24 hours around yourself so you can be a learner. >> but stedman, you talk northbound the book about for many years you didn't know who you were. you were very candid about that. you talk about labels self-imposed, some of them and labels that others put on you. growing up what were some of the ways you were labeled and how that led you to your journey -- >> i had a race-based conscience i thought it was about race and the government. you turn your power over to them to define who you are.
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wrong. secondly i thought it was about two disabled brothers. i thought it was about my family. wrong. and my relationship with oprah, you know people put me in the box, you know they define me by who she is and she's a wonderful person and great woman, but that's not -- i'm not oprah. that's who she is. that's not me. wrong. and so the ability to be able to, again, not be defined by your race, your family your gender, your religion your house, your car, your job, your relationship, all those things that are socially constructed to make your think that's who you are so that the world can control the way you think. and so the process of developing yourself is a leadership process, which is you've got to transform your thinking from a follower to a leader from a consumer to a producer from a slave to an owner, especially in the 21st century. >> but then how do you --
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because as you point out -- we're sew focused on defining ourselves by these titles and categories that are out there, whether i'm a journalist i'm a mother, a wife a woman. how do you break away from what we've so long established is in fact, our identity to figure out who you are? >> well you take control of your development. and the way the system is set up it's hard to really learn. if you're memorizing taking tests, repeating information bark back, and then you can't source information relevant to your talents, your skills your passions, what you love. so it's more of an external process, which is how we define ourselves as opposed to an intarrant development process of taking the 24 hours, taking information, the world is a collection of unlimited wealth of information and making that information relevant or sourcing that information so it's compartmentalized in your family, in your spiritual life in your hobbies, in your skills in your talents, in your strength so you can develop
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yourself. >> so part of that you say is really looking what we read and how that influences -- >> a lot of information today. what are we doing with the information? we're texting all day long. what are we talking about? nothing. >> the central point here is you have to be active in finding out who you are. you have to be active in finding out yourself. it's a proactive process to get there. >> charlie exactly right up. you have to be conscious. so what i'm doing with this book, identity, is to get people conscious of the in fact you have an identity and not a socially constructed box that people put you in that label you, that define your existence, your destiny, your family and who you are. >> you talk a lot, too, stedman, i've heard you over the years, about vision and leadership. over the years, oprah and i talk, vision and leadership, and then the other day i heard, wow, stedman is on to vision and leadership? she's such an "i told you so"
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person. >> you have a vision for the united states of america. they're lost. you have a -- >> wait a second. we have to relish in this stedman, because it's so rare that oprah admits that you know, maybe she was wrong. so it with us areal sweet moment the other day when she said maybe stedman is onto with something with vision and leadership. >> the good book says where there is no vision the people perish. so if you can't see beyond your box, then you're going to be in poverty for the rest of your life. you're going to be stuck and the reason you're stuck, you're doing the same thing over and over which give get use the same results. >> when she brings you these kind of handwritten notes, you've got to watch out. >> she's good. you're prepared. >> you always say success is a process. >> right brain is emotional, right brain is big picture, right brain is vision. i need process to succeed. when i discovered that, i said oh, my goodness and having a sports background, which is more
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structured, said, okay for my success, i have to have process and structure. i have to force myself to do that. >> you also have to live in the moment. so everybody watching that wants stedman to tell us about his oprah. >> does she snore? >> i think everyone wants to know. >> that's not the question i was thinking. >> everyone wants to know. >> she's from mississippi abused as a child, a black woman who's now a billionaire, self-made, okay. in this country that's socially constructed not to exactly celebrate your success, okay. that's a milestone. and to be a woman on top of that. and so i mean this is a person who's been number one for 25 years. every book that she has put on the shelf has gone to bestseller. she has her own network.
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she's from cause yes co-mississippi. >> it's an easy thing. >> you talk about someone who has talent skills and smart, she's been able to put that together beyond the labels based on a socially construct prod says that tries to keep her down and has kept people down year after year after year after year after year. >> and o.w.n. isn't where it wants to be right now but i'm not counting her out and neither are you. >> no. it's a process. you can't come in and build an organization and create it in six months. >> as you say, progress begins one step at a time. >> first is understand who you are. >> second is listen to your time cues or you get in trouble and you get fired. stedman graham. thank you for coming by. his book is available in stores and online. we're going to get a
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who didn't love candace bergen as murphy brown or maybe you remember shirley schmidt, "boston legal." i remember that. >> she's played the long-suffering wife in a renewal of "the best man." >> well i wonder what i would have done that summer at watchill when we met at the club and someone said to me that handsome young man you fell in love with will always need you, as a wink. i think if i know then what i know now i would have slashed my wrists in front of the buffet table and beautifully bled to
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death between the chicken salad and the boston newberg. >> she's so classy. >> good morning. good to have you here. >> good morning. may i just say, i watched the first episode of this show and have been hooked ever since. it is the best morning show the best show period. you guys have done an outstanding job. >> bless you, my friend. >> it's a brilliantly produced show. >> i think you should keep talking. what else do you like about us candace? >> virtually everything. >> i like this. i like this. go ahead. go ahead, charlie. go ahead. >> a brilliant playwright, this is one of his great plays. tell us about it. >> "the best man" is a presidential campaign set in 1960. it has not been in any way rewritten, and it's completely top call topical for the campaign today, which is sad in a way. most of the play is relevant.
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birth control was a hot potato darwinism/er lugs was a hot potato. same issues. sneaky politics ruthless politics. and the struggle between one's conscience and one's ambition and it's a -- it's a wonderfully written play. >> do you like theater? >> i do now. >> is it the first time? >> it's the second time. i took over for sigourney weaver. i've never been on play from the beginning to the end. >> i went to see "the best man," and i wasn't quite sure what it was going to be about. i couldn't figure out how all the characters were going to come into play. it was a long play two intermissions. i was bitching and moaning about that. at the end, i said wasn't that good. he said, oh no, gayle, that was great play. it was so entertaining and you
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were so good. and the review said the men were great but it's the women of the play that really steal the show. what's interesting to me is you almost didn't take the role. >> no, no. i almost didn't take the role because i didn't want to leave my husband. >> oh, is that the reason? >> no my health issues are fine now. they were six years ago. >> oh see. i was told you almost didn't do it because of health issues. >> i also was very anxious about my memory. part of that is just being extremely old and part of that is because former health issues but it was -- it was the nervousness about not being -- but it's a smaller part so i thought, well, maybe i could just manage the crucial part. >> this is a great story though. this is -- marshall isrose is a wonderful man. >> no relation? >> no relation.
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>> it ice a wonderful love story. he lost his first wife and some months later met candy. everybody think this is classical wonderful love affair, so we can understand why you don't want to leave him -- >> you don't want to be away from him. >> but he's been supportive as it's possible to be. so it's worked out all right. so far, so good. i'm betting on you too. >> john lairiquette plays your husband. >> john lairiquette plays a fantastic candidate and james earl jones plays the former candidate and angela lancebury plays the meddling chairwoman. michael mckean who's this sort of comic brilliant actor and jefferson mace carrie butler. it's a wonderful cast. >> but when you look back on
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your career really for me it's "murphy brown" and shirley schmidt. did something stand out for you when you look back at the body of your work? >> those two. i was happy as a clam doing both of those shows. tv tv's been very good to me. >> you started work early. >> i did. i was 19. did my first movie. hayed to have two years of college. >> did you fall in love with acting? >> no not until really "murphy brown." >> that's when you fell in love? >> i think comedy is when i really felt comfortable. >> because you were celebrated even from the beginning. >> yes, because my father was -- >> edgar bergen. >> and your mom. >> and then i started to love working and i loved doing this play because people in theater, it's all about love of the work because they don't pay you
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anything. and it's very nice to see people who go to work and they are devoted to it. >> do you kind of wish you had done theater earlier and stagework earlier? >> no because i think this is perfectly timed that and how old and how is your daughter? i remember -- i remember when you were pregnant candace. >> oh, boy. she's 26. she's an editor at "vogue" magazine not the fashion side the other side and she edits a section called "flash," a 10- or 12-page section. she's very happy. >> sounds like mom, very happy. and isn't it good to be candace bergen. you have marshall rose a beautiful daughter and you're on broadway getting knockout rave reviews. >> it's very nice. >> does it mean a sense -- is it somehow kind of a reawakening? is it a sense of new
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opportunities and a new rebirth of work? >> yes, yes. yes, an appreciate of work and work as an ensemble which is lovely and also working from the beginning to the end of something as opposed to television television or film where you do tiny pieces throughout of the project. >> all i can say is when you walked out on stage, number one, before you even opened your mouth, everybody started applauding. i was in row g. you walked onstage and you didn't open your mouth, people were so glad to see you. >> it's a nice thing. early on people love candace bergen. >> nothing has changed. >> congratulations to "the best man" on broadway. >> thank you. >> we will be right back. you're watching "cbs this morning." we'll be right back.
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. there is truly nothing like a good book to take your mind to a faraway place and for some readers it's no better place to travel. tourism is up. contributor lee woodward is taking her fans along for the ride. >> reporter: once upon a time it was authors who went on book tours. these days it's the readers' turn. >> if you just turn you're going to see our lady of pom pay church. >> best selling author is dwieding her fans through manhattan's west village. >> don't you just love it though. >> reporter: a stylish neighbor and the backdrop for tv shoes like ""sex and the city,"" it's also a place for her novels. >> all of the places on tours are part of the books. >> reporter: and the places inspire the books. >> people were very very poor but they knew to be proud of their roots.
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>> reporter: her grandparents imemigrated. >> if my grandmother whose dream it was to meet someone and never did and i make my grandmother in my imagination his seamstress they're very alive to me. >> reporter: and very alive to her reader ss. you're like the paul mccartney, as one woman said, of books. they love you and you're accessful and this is also brilliant marketing. >> when people say write what you like thing that's crazy. write for your reader. >> reporter: while book tour itch is growing in popularity it's inspired readers to travel. >> they want to actually see and smell and taste and experience the places that are described in the novel, compare it to what they've imagined in their miensd. >> it's a wonderful opportunity, really, to make a book come
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alive. >> reporter: today her tours include trips to italy and elsewhere. anywhere she's gone, her readers can go too. >> reporter: what do you think it is about your book that draws community and such a dedicated readership of women? >> we are single women much longer than we're married and just ask any mother who's sent her last child to college. that's a temp job. really what sauce stains us? that's who comes on my tours. >> where they become young again. all the things that connect us to one another, what's bigger than that? well, maybe vampires, but nothing's bigger than that. >> welcome, lee woodruff. >> thank you. >> this is a great idea. >> it is. she's such a lively person and people love her and want to interact with her. it's great marketing. >> perfect idea.
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thank you for bringing that report. >> thank you. >> that does it for us. we'll see you tomorrow right
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it is now five minutes before 9:00. lots of sky out there, a beautiful tuesday to say the least. >> clears out there, temperatures low 50,, 67 is the high, sunshine mixed with passing fair weather clouds but overcast later tonight, 46 the low, tomorrow 72, maybe showers. we will drop back to the low to mid 60s thursday and friday, easter weekend though looking nice with sunshine, saturday, sunny, 65, sunday, sunny and almost 70. don, take it away. >> thank you. in the news this morning decision day for maryland voters ought they can head to the poles, monique griego stays on the story. >> reporter: good morning, everyone, a few voters have
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already started filing in and they could help mitt romney land a knock out blow. we have seen increased attention by republicans. bob urlich introduced romney at a campaign stop and newt gingrich and ron paul have made recent stops here. romney is expected to sweep the primaries today. once again they open at 7:00 and close at 8:00. >> there is a new date for the next baltimore election, it has been delayed for a year. the general assembly has decided to realign the voting cycle with the presidential voting schedule. supporters say the change will boost voter turnout and save the city money. the measure moves the next citywide election to november of 2016. in anne arundel county there are growing calls for the resignation of the police chief. this after deputy chief emerson davis says he saw his boss breaking the law. davis claims police chief james tear helped county executive
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